hairy-eyed flower fly

(Syrphus torvus)

Conservation Status
hairy-eyed flower fly
Photo by Bill Reynolds
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

not listed

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

This is a large hoverfly.

 
     
 

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Biology
 
 

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Larval Food

 
 

Aphids

 
     
 

Adult Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

24, 27, 29, 30, 82.

 
  2/20/2021      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
 

Order

Diptera (gnats, mosquitoes, true flies)  
 

Suborder

Brachycera (circular-seamed flies, mouches muscoïdes, muscoid flies, short-horned flies)  
 

Infraorder

Muscomorpha  
  No Rank Eremoneura  
  No Rank Cyclorrhapha (circular-seamed flies)  
  Section Aschiza  
 

Superfamily

Syrphoidea  
 

Family

Syrphidae (hover flies)  
 

Subfamily

Syrphinae  
 

Tribe

Syrphini  
 

Genus

Syrphus  
       
 

 

 
       
 

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Common Names

 
 

hairy-eyed syrphus

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Other Videos
 
  Hoverfly Syrphus torvus / Ziedmuša / Diptera
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Published on Aug 1, 2012

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  Pestřenky Syrphus torvus a Sphaerophodia scripta
Karel Filip
 
   
 
About

Published on Sep 30, 2012

Dva druhy méně obvyklých pestřenek se dělí o jeden květ.

   
       

 

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